"First, about the mind.
[...] the absence of fighting or hatred or desire also means the opposites do not exist either.
No joy, no communion, no love.
Only where there is disillusionment and depression and sorrow does happiness arise;
without the despair of loss, there is no hope."
Haruki Murakami - "Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of The World"
A collection of recordings of many ways of understanding the term "iki", a Japanese aesthetic ideal. This music is calm but full of happenings. A modern medtitaion about the idea of everydayness.
July 21, 2009 Subject:
This word is not in the dictionary on the right and I have not looked in any other. There are azure afternoons when moments still as night dance across the minutes. And an evening alone in middle age passing by without any words but this. This word that is not in the dictionary on the right.